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Bortnik, Aída

Overview
Works: 38 works in 151 publications in 5 languages and 3,189 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Road films  Detective and mystery films  Western films  Pictorial works  Political films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Aída Bortnik
La historia oficial by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

51 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Argentina, the sheltered wife of a wealthy businessman finds herself face to face with a legacy of terror as she begins to discover that her adopted daughter may have been stolen from a family of "los desaparecidos" (the disappeared ones)
Old Gringo by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet, a frustrated spinster flees her unrewarding life in America hoping to discover the passion in her soul. Ambrose Bierce, the Old Gringo, is a retired journalist and adventurer who wanders through the hostile desert seeking some meaning to the last years of his life. Arroyo, a fiery young general, is driven by both the Revolution and his desire for Harriet. Set in the spectacle of the Mexican Revolution, their lives become inexplicably drawn together as they face love, death and war
Caballos salvajes( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caballos Salvajes is a lively yet poignant Argentine crime adventure about three fugitive rookie anarchists who transform themselves into media darlings after their botched robbery
Cenizas del paraíso Ashes from paradise( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three sons of the judge there is a connection that will be investigated by a woman judge who is determined to discover the truth."--Www. imdb. com (Marcos Eduardo Acosta Aldrete)
La historia oficial : libro cinematográfico by Aída Bortnik( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primaveras by Aída Bortnik( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Domesticados by Aída Bortnik( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old gringo Geronimo : an American legend( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old gringo: Harriet, a frustrated spinster flees her unrewarding life in America hoping to discover the passion in her soul. Ambrose Bierce, the Old Gringo, is a retired journalist and adventurer who wanders through the hostile desert seeking some meaning to the last years of his life. Arroyo, a fiery young general, is driven by both the Revolution and his desire for Harriet. Set in the spectacle of the Mexican Revolution, their lives become inexplicably drawn together as they face love, death and war
Gente en su casa = People at home by Andy Goldstein( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vientos de agua by Juan José Campanella( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 13-episode dramatic series that traces a Spanish man's emigration to Argentina in the 1930s, and, years later, his son's return to modern-day Spain
Tango feroz : la leyenda de Tanguito( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story of the legendary Argentinean incarnation of Bob Dylan and Jim Morrison who, in the late 60's, fueled the Argentinean student protests with his revolutionary music. The film is principally a tragic love story with political overtones. Tango-- the rebel from the proverbial wrong side of the tracks, and Mariana-- the daughter of a government official, bridge the class gap with their charged relationship, the film stresses the importance of free will in the face of social repression
Volver The return by David Lipszyc( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the political and social situation in Argentina during the last years of the military government is the story of the multinational executive who returns to close a factory. He becomes reacquainted with his ex-girl friend and his best friend from before his exile--translation by cataloger of container synopsis
El sueño de los héroes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Sueño de los heroes: A man who wins money at the races invites his friends to Carnival, but later cannot remember what happened and is discouraged from investigating. La Tregua: A middle aged widower puzzles over his grown sons and begins an affair with a young woman co-worker
La tregua by Sergio Renán( Visual )

3 editions published in 1974 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a widowed office worker, weary of his job and worried that he's wasted his life, tries to find peace in the face of advancing age, his complicated relationship with his adult children, and a new office romance
Antología de escritoras argentinas contemporáneas by Diana Bellessi( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La historia oficial Historias cotidianas / INCAA, Instituto Nacional de Cine y Artes Audiovisuales ; La Mano Producciones Audiovisuales ; Zafra Difusión S.A. ; un documental de Andrés Habegger ; dirección, Andrés Habegger ; producción, Carlos Varacca ; guión, Lucía Puenzo, Andrés Habegger. Botín de guerra / Zafra Difusión S.A., Argentina ; Tornasol Films S.A., España ; con Televisión Española y Arte presentan un film de David Blaustein ; dirigida por David Blaustein ; producida por David Blaustein, Gerardo Herrero y Mariela Besuievsky ; guión de Luisa Irene Ickowicz, David Blaustein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[La historia oficial]: "A fictional look at a couple torn apart by the infamous Argentine campaign of killings and torture that sent thousands of accused terrorists to unmarked graves in the mid-and late-'70s. Alicia and Roberto adopted a little girl during this period of governmental terror in Argentina. Alicia has always wondered about the parents of their little girl, a topic her husband has forced her into forgetting as a condition of the adoption--he alone knows the full story."--Eleanor Mannikka, All Movie Guide
La historia oficial = L'histoire officielle( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die offizielle Geschichte( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in German and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crecer de golpe Growing up by Sergio Renán( Visual )

2 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silvestre, a solitary man, finds in Milo the hope of his life, and helps the child through the difficult years of growing up
L' histoire officielle : [réalisation:] Luis Puenzo ; dialogue bilingue by Aída Bortnik( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
La historia oficial
Alternative Names
Aída Bortnik Argentine screenwriter

Aída Bortnik argentinische Drehbuchautorin

Aída Bortnik argentyńska scenarzystka filmowa.

Aída Bortnik guionista y escritora argentina

Aída Bortnik scenarioschrijfster uit Argentinië (1938-2013)

Bortnik, Aida 1938-2013

Bortnik, Aída Beatriz 1938-2013

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Old gringo Geronimo : an American legendGente en su casa = People at homeAntología de escritoras argentinas contemporáneas